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Have flashing lights from Green to Red with no

Have C46 flashing lights from Green to Red and back continuously with no option to clear paper or ink which both seem fine anyway, any suggestions please or is it terminal.Del.

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Sounds like a maintenace pad problem (every Epson printer has a different set of flashing lights to indicate this "Maintenacne request"- read this link: http://www.epson.com/cgi bin/Store/support/InkPadsForm.jsp

Posted on Jun 01, 2010

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If you decide to have a go at replacing the ink pads yourself, report back and I will provide further help.

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